Olympic Women’s Hockey Standings: Who’s on Top?

The current standings for Olympic Women’s Hockey. The United States Canada, and Finland currently sit on top of the standings.

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Introduction

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea just around the corner, all eyes are on the athletes who will be representing their countries in a range of different sporting events. One of the most popular sports at the Winter Olympics is hockey, and this year’s games are sure to be just as exciting as ever.

Both the men’s and women’s tournaments will feature twelve teams from all around the world, including powerhouse nations such as Canada, the United States and Russia. The women’s tournament will begin on February 10th with a match between Switzerland and Korea, while the men’s tournament will start one day later on February 11th with a game between Finland and Sweden.

As we wait for the Olympics to begin, let’s take a look at how the twelve teams competing in the women’s tournament stack up against each other.

The United States

The United States currently sits atop the standings in the 2018 Winter Olympics women’s Hockey Tournament They have yet to lose a game, winning both of their contests so far. First, they defeated Finland 3-1, then they bested the Olympic Athletes from Russia 5-0. The US will next face off against Canada on February 15th.

Canada

As the 2018 Winter Olympics approach, one question on many people’s minds is: which team will take home the gold medal in women’s hockey? While there are a number of contenders, Canada is definitely a team to watch

Since the first Winter Olympics in 1924, Canada has won eight gold medals in women’s hockey – more than any other country. They are also the defending Olympic champions, having won gold at both the 2010 and 2014 Games.

With a strong showing at the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship where they finished first in their group and went on to defeat the United States in the final, Canada is clearly a team to reckon with. And with a roster that includes some of the best players in the world, they will be tough to beat.

So, if you’re looking for a team to root for in this year’s women’s Hockey Tournament Canada is definitely a good choice.

Finland

As of February 18th, 2018, Finland is in first place for the Olympic Women’s Hockey Standings They have played a total of five games and have won four, with their most recent game being a win against Switzerland. This puts them at the top of the standings with 12 points, followed by Canada in second place with 10 points, and then the Olympic Athletes from Russia in third place with eight points.

Russia

As of February 8th, 2018, here are the standings for the top Women’s Olympic Hockey teams.

1. Russia- 9 points
2. Canada- 9 points
3. Finland- 6 points
4. USA- 6 points
5. Germany- 3 points
6. Switzerland- 0 points

Germany

The German women’s Hockey Team is currently ranked first in the world by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The team has won two Olympic gold medals eight World Championships and seven European Championships.

Switzerland

With a 7-0 record, Switzerland is currently on top of the standings for the 2018 Winter Olympics Women’s Hockey Tournament The team has received a boost from the play of goaltender Florence Schelling, who has posted two shutouts so far in the tournament.

China

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Full Swing all eyes are on the athletes as they compete for medals in their respective sports. One of the most popular events is women’s hockey, and as the tournament progresses, the standings are constantly shifting. So, who’s on top? As of February 12th, here are the current standings for Olympic women’s hockey:

1. USA – 6 points
2. Canada – 5 points
3. Finland – 4 points
4. Switzerland – 3 points
5. Russia – 2 points
6. China – 1 point

Japan

With the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, all eyes are on the athletes as they compete for a chance to bring home the gold. One of the most popular sports is women’s hockey, and this year’s teams are sure to put on a great show. So, who’s on top?

As of February 12th, 2018, here are the standings for the Olympic women’s Hockey teams

1. Japan
2. South Korea
3. China
4. Switzerland
5. Sweden

Conclusion

With the Olympics just around the corner, let’s take a look at the top contenders in women’s hockey. As of right now, the United States is in the lead with Canada close behind. These two teams have been dominating the sport for years and are expected to battle it out for the gold medal. Other teams to keep an eye on are Russia, Finland, and Sweden. Although they don’t have quite as strong of a track record as the US and Canada, they could always surprise us.

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